Results for: Ventilation

In Grasshoppers

Do grasshoppers ventilate?

Yes, grasshoppers do ventilate. When they contract the muscles intheir abdomen, it forces air out through the tracheae. The abdomengoes back to its normal state when the muscl (MORE)
In Human Anatomy and Physiology

What is minute ventilation?

the amount of air breathed in 1 minute. Minute Ventilation = Tidal Volume x Respiratory Rate
In Definitions

What is a ventilator?

In general, anything that circulates fresh air and removes stale air. In its simplest form, a fan. In medical terminology, it is a device that assists a patient's breathing.
In Human Anatomy and Physiology

What is pulmonary ventilation?

Pulmonary ventilation ( breathing) is the physical movement of air into & out of the rspiratory tract. . breathing
In Health

How does a ventilator work?

Ventilators blow air-or air with extra oxygen-into the airways and then the lungs. The airways are pipes that carry oxygen-rich air to your lungs. They also carry carbon dioxi (MORE)
In Inventions

Who invented ventilator?

The ventilator originates from the Iron Lung which was invented by Philip Drinker and Louis Agassiz Shaw. In 1931, the Iron Lung was improved to become the ventilator by John (MORE)
In Biology

What is ventillation?

first of all, its ventilation and it means breathing. but don't get mixed up with respiration and breathing they are different!
In Respiratory System

What is the mechanism of ventilation?

The mechanism for pulmonary ventilation is the respiratory systemin the human body. Oxygen-rich air is breathed in and carbondioxide is breathed out.